Pohl Brand Harmonica

Pohl Brand Harmonica

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This harmonica was made by P. Pohl in Germany, undetermined date. It is a Pohl Brand model with 12 single holes and 24 reeds. This harmonica has a red stained wooden comb with metal cover plates attached to the top and bottom with screws. Accessioned with original cardboard box. The harminica is engraved:

FABRIQUÉ
ALEMAGNE
MADE IN GERMANY
TRADE [harp logo] MARK,Br>P.POHL

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harmonica
maker
P. Pohl
place made
Germany
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 13.97 cm x 2.69875 cm
harmonica: 13/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.06375 cm x 13.97 cm x 3.01625 cm
box: 1 in x 5 3/4 in x 1 5/16 in; 2.54 cm x 14.605 cm x 3.33375 cm
ID Number
1988.0783.167
accession number
1988.0783
catalog number
1988.0783.167
Credit Line
The Peter Kassan Collection
subject
Musical Theater
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Harmonicas
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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